Known for her bold characterizations and powerful voice, Denver, Colorado native Ruth L. Carver is quickly gaining recognition as a soprano on the rise. Her voice is especially suited to Italian and German repertoire, and after a concert with the Elysium Between Two Continents festival in Bernried, Germany, the regional newspaper Münchner Merkur praised her for her “dark, romantic voice.” On a program of Liszt lieder, and her performance was singled out for her “truly rich and variegated tone” (kcmetropolis.org).
Ms. Carver appeared with New York Lyric Opera Theater in their spring 2015 reduced Ring Cycle. She has won over audiences with dynamic recital programs, and was pleased to perform in concert at the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York in the fall of 2015. Ruth received a 2015 Allied Arts, Inc. career development grant, and has made many solo appearances throughout Colorado, most recently with the Flatirons Community Orchestra. In 2016, she joined the Central City Opera touring artists and also made her role debut as Donna Anna with Boulder Opera’s Don Giovanni. She was a semi finalist in the 2018 Mildred Miller competition. In 2019 she appeared in excerpts from Arabella with New York Dramatic Voices and starred as the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Loveland Opera Theater. Stay tuned for exciting 2020 engagements!
An avid arts advocate, Carver has written about classical music for online music journals and created out-of-the-box opera programs for Opera on Tap and other groups. Fascinated by the mind-body-voice connection, she is a registered yoga teacher and is certified in YogaVoice.
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